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  • Chelsea Manning: An OpenLearn reading list Creative commons image Icon Stephen Melkisethian under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Chelsea Manning: An OpenLearn reading list

    As one of the last acts of his presidency, Barack Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning's sentence and she will be...

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  • Chelsea Manning: An OpenLearn reading list

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    As one of the last acts of his presidency, Barack Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning's sentence and she will be released from prison within weeks. We've...
  • Christmas Crackers: An OpenLearn reading list Creative commons image Icon George Hoaden under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Christmas Crackers: An OpenLearn reading list

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    Christmas dinner wouldn't be Christmas dinner without a member of the family being forced through passive-aggressive...

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  • Christmas Crackers: An OpenLearn reading list

    Christmas Crackers: An OpenLearn reading list Creative commons image Icon George Hoaden under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
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    Christmas dinner wouldn't be Christmas dinner without a member of the family being forced through passive-aggressive peer pressure to don a paper crown. Join...
  • OpenLearn Live: 13th December 2016 Creative commons image Icon vjamnicky under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 13th December 2016

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    The cake that went to court and how social media slowed the size zero trend. Then learning and research from across...

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    The cake that went to court and how social media slowed the size zero trend. Then learning and research from across the day.
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    Remembering Gary Slapper

    We're sad to report that Gary Slapper - founder of the OU Law School, visiting professor at The Open University and...

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    We're sad to report that Gary Slapper - founder of the OU Law School, visiting professor at The Open University and contributor to OpenLearn and Open2.net -...
  • What is the Supreme Court's role in Brexit? Creative commons image Icon M Zhu under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    What is the Supreme Court's role in Brexit?

    By Professor Maurice Sunkin

    The Supreme Court is currently hearing the case that Parliament should be involved in the decisions around triggering...

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    06 Dec 2016

  • What is the Supreme Court's role in Brexit?

    What is the Supreme Court's role in Brexit? Creative commons image Icon M Zhu under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Dec 2016
    The Supreme Court is currently hearing the case that Parliament should be involved in the decisions around triggering Article 50 and starting the process of...
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    OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016

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    The Post Office service which delivers lovers alongside love letters; and what is the Named Person scheme? Free...

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  • OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016

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    The Post Office service which delivers lovers alongside love letters; and what is the Named Person scheme? Free learning from across the day.
  • How to withdraw from the European Union Creative commons image Icon threefishsleeping - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    How to withdraw from the European Union

    By Anne Wesemann

    What is Article 50 and how do we trigger it? Anne Wesemann explains. 

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    18 Jul 2016

  • How to withdraw from the European Union

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Jul 2016
    What is Article 50 and how do we trigger it? Anne Wesemann explains. 
  • The making of 'Exodus: Our Journey to Europe'- Interviews with Keo Films Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    The making of 'Exodus: Our Journey to Europe'- Interviews with Keo Films

    Professor Marie Gillespie interviews Will, James and Daisy from Keo films on the making of the series 'Exodus: Our...

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  • The making of 'Exodus: Our Journey to Europe'- Interviews with Keo Films

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    The making of 'Exodus: Our Journey to Europe'- Interviews with Keo Films Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 11 Jul 2016
    Professor Marie Gillespie interviews Will, James and Daisy from Keo films on the making of the series 'Exodus: Our Journey to Europe'. 
  • Will a new European law mean YouTube has to monitor your uploads? Creative commons image Icon Erich Ferdinand under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Will a new European law mean YouTube has to monitor your uploads?

    By Daphne Keller

    New proposals from the European Commission could force some internet hosting sites to proactively monitor everything...

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    01 Jun 2016

  • Will a new European law mean YouTube has to monitor your uploads?

    Will a new European law mean YouTube has to monitor your uploads? Creative commons image Icon Erich Ferdinand under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Jun 2016
    New proposals from the European Commission could force some internet hosting sites to proactively monitor everything posted to their sites. Daphne Keller...
  • The UK's EU Referendum Introduced Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    The UK's EU Referendum Introduced

    Start here for some general information about the UK's upcoming EU Referendum.

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  • The UK's EU Referendum Introduced

    The UK's EU Referendum Introduced Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
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    Start here for some general information about the UK's upcoming EU Referendum.

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